The sad truth is most Christians can't even defend their faith because they themselves are ignorant of God's word.

Don't let anyone capture you with empty philosophies and high-sounding nonsense that come from human thinking and from the spiritual powers of this world, rather than from Christ. -- Colossians 2:8
"My people are being destroyed for lack of knowledge..." Hosea 4:6


Thursday, March 29, 2012

Last Call for Catholics

Dear friend,
   I thought I wouldn't be blogging anymore about the Catholic Religion, I have stated my case against this religion, you can go to the archive of this blog about the Vatican cult. I want to move forward as there are other more trivial issues that I needed to investigate...But once again, I am deeply touch to reinstate or re-inform my Catholic seems they are once again in "selective acceptance" mode. It's alright, I will not go tired for my sincere love for my fellowmen.
   I browse the Internet and found plenty of good resources on this genre about  the Catholic Religion, and it came to me as an assurance that the preaching of truth will continue. Nonetheless, I have pick some articles from this sites that I think would be enough "to disturb" your mind and it might make you loose some sleep...
    If you are Catholic and disturb by these then I suggest you bow down, not in front of idols but lock yourself inside your room and talk to God the Father...pray something like this: (Please be sincere...)
   Dear Father, in Jesus Name... This person Fher Ymas here is disturbing me and saying bad report against my church. Please reveal to me the truth so that I may answer his false accusation against the Catholic Church. Please answer me through your Holy Spirit so that I can sleep well tonight. Amen. 
   And if, your a Catholic and Not Disturb on the following article. Then I don't know what to do for you...sleep well.

“A demonic spirit's favorite activity is making a person feel religious without an understanding of the Word of God.” —Pastor Max D. Younce

This revealing photo of Catholic Cardinal Myroslav Ivan Lubachivsky, of the Ukraine, appeared in the magazine Inside the Vatican(1997), in an article entitled, "The Princes of the Church." Observe the cardinal's unusual staff, with its vile phoenix serpents facing each other and its Maltese Cross at the apex. This same imagery—the dual phoenix serpent—is found on the wall behind the black stone altar inside the sanctuary of Freemasonry's House of the Temple in Washington, D.C.

"And they worshiped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?" (Revelation 13:4)

   The following are condensed from:

The Pope, the Devil, and the Masonic Lodge

by Texe Marrs"Lucifer is Enthroned"Catholic scholar Dr. Malachi Martin, formerly a Jesuit professor at Georgetown University and a confidant of Vatican insiders, flatly declared in a recent New York City interview: "Yes, it's true. Lucifer is enthroned in the Catholic Church."      Martin was also interviewed by The Fatima Crusader, a well-known Catholic publication. He again repeated his allegations, and expressed his dismay and distress that the Catholic institution of which he is a part has grown so decadent and morally reprobate since the Vatican II conference of the 60s. The contention that there are Satanists in Rome is "completely correct" said Martin, adding:"Anybody who is acquainted with the state of affairs in the Vatican in the last 35 years is well aware that the prince of darkness has and still has his surrogates in the court of St. Peter in Rome." 

Blood Oaths and Blasphemous Rituals
Malachi Martin is a very traditional Catholic. Author of Hostage to the Devil and numerous other books, his acclaimed Keys of This Blood, published some five years ago, was a strong, apologetics volume supporting the papacy of the current Pope, John Paul II. But now, Martin has doubts. He cannot understand why this Pope allows such evil to exist and even prosper within the church. 
      It has gotten so bad, Dr. Martin contends, that in one shocking incident, high-ranking churchmen actually took oaths signed with their own blood and participated in "meticulously enacted rituals that blaspheme and devilishly mimic the holy sacrifice of the mass."
Treachery Inside the Sanctuary
If Dr. Malachi Martin was the only authority sounding the alarm about devil worship in the Catholic Church, the whole affair would simply be dismissed as the outrageous accusations of a single cleric. But as far back as 1976, Pope Paul VI shocked a papal audience by confiding that, "The smoke of Satan has entered the very sanctuary of St. Peter's Cathedral." The Pontiff went on to explain that he had knowledge of a midnight hour, Black Satanic Mass having been conducted at the altar of St. Peter's, on the exact spot where the Pope himself regularly says mass.
Secret Involvement Exposed
Already reeling from Martin's accusations and stung by the memorable revelations of a previous pontiff, the Catholic hierarchy was further set back on its combined heels in Rome last November. With thousands in attendance at Rome's Fatima 2000 International Congress on World Peace, a respected Archbishop, Emmanuel Milingo, strode to the podium. The crowd gasped as they heard Milingo solemnly affirm that members of the Catholic Church hierarchy are secretly involved in the darkest kinds of formal Satan worship.
      Archbishop Milingo, an exorcist, is author of a best-selling book exposing the occult, Face to Face With the Devil. In his speech, Milingo called Satan worship the "Third dimension of Evil," and explained:
Now, the third dimension (of evil) is the most dangerous. It is subtle and the most terrible--.I could not believe when I discovered this third dimension of evil. The third dimension is people who follow instructions in satanic sects--.
Now with this third dimension, I'm sorry to say, our church belongs to it. I'm very sorry, I could not understand myself, and even now I don't understand. But the only consolation I have is that, well, Judas Iscariot was one. Together with Jesus three years, he never changed. Then I understand that the third dimension of evil existed not only now, but it existed even then. Because nothing could change the heart of Judas Iscariot--nothing.

Ravages of Freemasonry
Satan worship apparently has mushroomed in recent years as Catholic cardinals, bishops, and priests have joined the Masonic Lodge in record numbers. Until the papacy of today's Pope John Paul II, membership by Catholics in any kind of Masonic order was an excommunicable offense. Now, however, it is commonplace. Indeed, in 1980, New York's Terrance Cooke, one of America's most powerful Catholic cardinals, addressed a gathering of 3,000 Masons. Cardinal Cooke electrified the assemblage when he said that, as friends, Masons and Catholics should recognize each other.
      Refraining from mentioning the name of Jesus--the name despised by many Masons and prohibited inside their lodges--Cardinal Cooke bowed to Masonry's worst heresy by remarking, "I know of your firm belief in the Supreme Being, the Great Architect of the Universe, and of the holy writings appropriate to the religion of your members, and I salute you for your loyalty to these ancient values." 
      Cardinal Cooke's words were obviously well chosen and imbued with hidden meaning. In fact, the Masonic Lodge's "Supreme Architect of the Universe" is none other than Lucifer, who cloaks himself in Masonic literature with the names of such deities as Zoroaster, Shiva, Abaddon, and in other Masonic pagan-god disguises. As for the "holy writings" of Freemasonry, these have their origins in the Roman mystery religions, in 19th century occultism, and in Egyptianism/Babylonianism. Such are the "ancient values" of the satanic Masonic Lodge.

It may come as a surprise to you to learn that the Catholic Church has deceitfully removed the 2nd of the Ten Commandments, which forbids BOWING to statues. God is a jealous God and will not share His rightful glory and praise with another...
"I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images." —Isaiah 42:8

I Believe Most Catholics are Sincere
   I believe Most Catholic people are sincere. They go to Mass and hear the pretty music and church bells. They hear the Scripture quoted and are taught to partake of Christ's death in order to be a part of His resurrection. They are taught about the blood of Jesus and the mystery of the Gospel, and so forth. It all seems so religious.
   However, they are not taught to be born-again as Jesus commanded in John 3:3, "Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God." 
   If you'll notice, every word the priest speaks at prayer time is recited from a piece of paper, and not from his heart as the Lord desires. Matthew 15:7,8, "Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying, This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me."
   Catholics do have religion, and grand it is; but they don't have the Spirit of God. Catholics have the spirit of ancient Babylon, the mystery Queen of Heaven—the Blessed Virgin; but they don't have the truth of the Gospel, which is without works of self-righteousness. Matthew 5:20, "For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven."
   We must take to heart the warning in Proverb 14:12, "There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death." We must not go about to establish our own righteousness as Romans 10:3,4 warns; but rather, rest upon Jesus' name and His righteousness, which is through faith alone in His blood sacrifice.

List of Catholic Heresies



(Compiled by Rev. Stephen L. Testa)
“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall
make you free.”
 —Jesus in John 8:32
Notice: These dates are in many cases approximate. Many of these heresies had been current in the Church years before, but only when they were officially adopted by a Church council and proclaimed by the pope as dogma of faith, did they become binding on Catholics.
And doctrine to be true must conform to the Word of God. “To the law and to the testimony; if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.” (Isaiah 8:20)
At the Reformation in the 16th Century these heresies were repudiated as having no part in the Religion of Jesus as taught in the New Testament.
OF ALL THE HUMAN TRADITIONS taught and practiced by the Roman Catholic Church, which are contrary to the Bible, the most ancient are the prayers for the dead and the sign of the Cross.  Both began 300 years after Christ.310
Wax Candles introduced in church. about320
Veneration of angels and dead saints.375
The Mass, as a daily celebration, adopted.394
The worship of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and the use of the term, "Mother of God", as applied to her, originated in the Council of Ephesus431
Priests began to dress differently from the laity500
Extreme Unction526
The doctrine of Purgatory was first established by Gregory the Great593
The Latin language, as the language of prayer and worship in churches, was also imposed by Pope Gregory I. 600 years after Christ

The Word of God forbids praying and teaching in an unknown tongue. (1st Corinthians 14:9).
The Bible teaches that we pray to God alone. In the primitive church never were prayers directed to Mary, or to dead saints. This practice began in the Roman Church

(Matthew 11:28; Luke 1:46; Acts 10:25-26; 14:14-18)
The Papacy is of pagan origin. The title of pope or universal bishop, was first given to the bishop of Rome by the wicked emperor Phocas

This he did to spite Bishop Ciriacus of Constantinople, who had justly excommunicated him for his having caused the assassination of his predecessor emperor Mauritius. Gregory 1, then bishop of Rome, refused the title, but his successor, Boniface III, first assumed title "pope."

Jesus did not appoint Peter to the headship of the apostles and forbade any such notion. (Luke 22:24-26; Ephesians 1:22-23; Colossians 1:18; 1st Corinthians 3:11).

Note: Nor is there any mention in Scripture, nor in history, that Peter ever was in Rome, much less that he was pope there for 25 years; Clement, 3rd bishop of Rome, remarks that "there is no real 1st century evidence that Peter ever was in Rome."
The kissing of the Pope's feet

It had been a pagan custom to kiss the feet of emperors. The Word of God forbids such practices. (Read Acts 10:25-26; Revelation 19:10; 22:9).
The Temporal power of the Popes

When Pepin, the usurper of the throne of France, descended into Italy, called by Pope Stephen II, to war against the Italian Lombards, he defeated them and gave the city of Rome and surrounding territory to the pope. Jesus expressly forbade such a thing, and He himself refused worldly kingship. (Read Matthew 4:8-9; 20:25-26; John 18:38).
Worship of the cross, images and relics was authorized

This was by order of Dowager Empress Irene of Constantinople, who first caused to pluck the eyes of her own son, Constantine VI, and then called a church council at the request of Hadrian I, pope of Rome at that time.

Such practice is called simply IDOLATRY in the Bible, and is severely condemned. (Read Exodus 20:4; 3:17; Deuteronomy 27:15; Psalm 115).
Holy Water, mixed with a pinch of salt and blessed by the priest, was authorized850
The veneration of St. Joseph began890
The baptism of bells was instituted by Pope John XIV965
Canonization of dead saints, first by Pope John XV

Every believer and follower of Christ is called saint in the Bible. (Read Romans 1:7; 1st Colossians 1:2).
Fasting on Fridays and during Lent were imposed

Imposed by popes said to be interested in the commerce of fish. (Bull, or permit to eat meat), some authorities say, began in the year 700. This is against the plain teaching of the Bible. (Read Matthew 15:10; 1st Corinthians 10:25; 1st Timothy 4:1-3).
The Mass was developed gradually as a sacrifice; attendance made obligatory in the 11th century.

The Bible teaches that the sacrifice of Christ was offered once and for all, and is not to be repeated, but only commemorated in the Lord's Supper. (Read Hebrews 7:27; 9:26-28; 10:10-14).
The celibacy of the priesthood was decreed by Pope Hildebrand, Boniface VII

Jesus imposed no such rule, nor did any of the apostles. On the contrary, St. Peter was a married man, and St. Paul says that bishops were to have wife and children. (Read 1st Timothy 3:2,5, and 12; Matthew 8:14-15).
The Rosary, or prayer beads was introduced by Peter the Hermit, in the year 1090. Copied from Hindus and Mohammedans

The counting of prayers is a pagan practice and is expressly condemned by Christ. (Matthew 6:5-13).
The Inquisition of heretics was instituted by the Council of Verona in the year 1184. Jesus never taught the use of force to spread His religion1184
The sale of Indulgences, commonly regarded as a purchase of forgiveness and a permit to indulge in sin.

Christianity, as taught in the Bible, condemns such a traffic and it was the protest against this traffic that brought on the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century.
The dogma of Transubstantiation was decreed by Pope Innocent III, in the year

By this doctrine the priest pretends to perform a daily miracle by changing a wafer into the body of Christ, and then he pretends to eat Him alive in the presence of his people during Mass. The Bible condemns such absurdities; for the Lord's Supper is simply a memorial of the sacrifice of Christ. The spiritual presence of Christ is implied in the Lord's Supper. (Read Luke 22:19-20; John 6:35; 1st Corinthians 11:26).
Confession of sin to the priest at least once a year was instituted by Pope Innocent III., in the Lateran Council

The Bible commands us to confess our sins direct to God. (Read Psalm 51:1-10; Luke 7:48; 15:21; 1st John 1:8-9).
The adoration of the wafer (Host), was decreed by Pope Honorius

So the Roman Church worships a God made by human hands. This is plain idolatry and absolutely contrary to the spirit of the Gospel. (Read John 4:24).
The Bible forbidden to laymen and placed in the Index of forbidden books by the Council of Valencia

Jesus commanded that the Scriptures should be read by all. (John 5:39; 1st Timothy 3:15-17).
The Scapular was invented by Simon Stock, and English monk

It is a piece of brown cloth, with the picture of the Virgin and supposed to contain supernatural virtue to protect from all dangers those who wear it on naked skin. This is fetishism.
The Roman Church forbade the cup to the laity, by instituting the communion of one kind in the Council of Constance

The Bible commands us to celebrate the Lord's Supper with unleavened bread and the fruit of the vine. (Read Matthew 26:27; 1st Corinthians 11:26-29).
The doctrine of Purgatory was proclaimed as a dogma of faith by Council of Florence

There is not one word in the Bible that would teach the purgatory of priests. The blood of Jesus Christ cleanseth us from all sins. (Read 1st John 1:7-9; 2:1-2; John 5:24; Romans 8:1).
The doctrine of 7 Sacraments affirmed

The Bible says that Christ instituted only two ordinances, Baptism and the Lord's Supper. (Read Matthew 28:19-20; 26:26-28).
The Ave Maria, part of the last

It was completed 50 years afterward and finally approved by Pope Sixtus V, at the end of the 16th century.
The Council of Trent, held in the year 1545, declared that Tradition is of equal authority with the Bible

By tradition is meant human teachings. The Pharisees believed the same way, and Jesus bitterly condemned them, for by teaching human tradition, they nullified the commandments of God. (Read Mark 7:7-13; Colossians 2:8; Revelation 22:18).
The apocryphal books were added to the Bible also by the Council of Trent

These books were not recognized as canonical by the Jewish Church. (See Revelation 22:8-9).
The Creed of Pope Pius IV was imposed as the official creed 1560 years after Christ and the apostles

True Christians retain the Holy Scriptures as their creed. Hence their creed is 1500 years older than the creed of Roman Catholics. (Read Galatians 1:8).
The Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary was proclaimed by Pope Pius IX

The Bible states that all men, with the sole exception of Christ, are sinners. Mary herself had need of a Savior. (Read Romans 3:23; 5:12; Psalm 51:5; Luke 1:30,46,47).
In the year 1870 after Christ, Pope Pius IX proclaimed the dogma of Papal Infallibility

This is a blasphemy and the sign of the apostasy and of the antichrist predicted by St. Paul. (Read 2nd Thessalonians 2:2-12; Revelation 17:1-9; 13:5-8,18).

Many Bible students see the number of the beast (Rev. 13:18), 666 in the Roman letters of the Pope's title: "VICARIVS FILII DEI." -- V-5, I-1; C-100, I-1; V-S, I-1; L-50, I-1; I-1; D-500, I-l — Total, 666.
Pope Plus X, in the year 1907, condemned together with "Modernism", all the discoveries of modern science which are not approved by the Church

Pius IX had done the same thing in the Syllabus of 1864.
In the year 1930 Pius XI, condemned the Public Schools1930
In the year 1931 the same pope Pius XI, reaffirmed the doctrine that Mary is "the Mother of God"

This doctrine was first invented by the Council of Ephesus in the year 431. This is a heresy contrary by Mary's own words. (Read Luke 1:46-49; John 2: l-5).
In the year 1950 the last dogma was proclaimed by Pope Pius XII, the Assumption of the Virgin Mary1950

What will be the next invention? The Roman Church says it never changes; yet, it has done nothing else but invent new doctrines which are contrary to the Bible, and has practiced rites and ceremonies taken bodily from paganism.Some scholar has found that 75% of the rites and ceremonies of the Roman Church are of pagan origin.
Note: Cardinal Newman, in his book, “The Development of the Christian Religion,” admits that ... “Temples, incense, oil lamps, votive offerings, holy water, holidays and season of devotions, processions, blessing of fields, sacerdotal vestments, the tonsure (of priests and monks and nuns), images ... are all of pagan origin...” (Page 359).
HERESIES are those doctrines and practices which are contrary to the Bible. They are also called "human traditions" or "doctrines of men". Both Peter and Paul predicted and warned that in the later times "false teachers" would rise within the Church and bring in "damnable heresies" and "doctrines of devils". (Read 2nd Peter 2:1-3, and 1st Timothy 3:2-5). Jesus rebuked the Pharisees, for they transgressed the commandments of God by keeping their traditions. “in vain,” He said, "they worship me by keeping for doctrines the commandments of men" (Matthew 15:3,9).
The real heretics therefore, are the Roman Catholics and the true orthodox are the Evangelical Christians.
BRETHREN! The Word of God commands us to get out of Babylon, saying: "Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues." (Revelation 18:4). All true Christians will remain faithful to the religion of Christ as taught in the Bible, and heed the warning of the Apostle Paul, who said: "But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other Gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed." (Galatians 1:8).
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The Book of Enoch

I've read someone asking "Why the Book of Enoch is not included in our modern day Bible?" Then the teacher replied, "Because it speak of rare truth."

   Perhaps the Book of Enoch was so ahead of its time and Ancient man could not make any sense of what was written on it and therefore it was lost to mainstream Rabbinic Jews. The ancient book was ascribe to Enoch, the great-grand father of Noah. What is amazing about the book is that it predicted the judgment that would befall to his grand son's contemporary. It accurately foretold the Great Flood. 
   Strange why most people have regarded it as mystic book and uninspired but we can read Apostle from the New Testament taking quote from Book of Enoch like Jude, Peter, Paul, and some scholars believe that Moses refer to this book also. In fact the Epistle of Barnabas was excluded in Canonical Bible because it speaks so much of Enoch.
   I believe the book was highly advance and very technical so it would be "strange" to the ear of new born Christians but I believe it will reveal so much understanding to grow further in faith and very helpful for understanding future events. 
A Book Like No Other...

   The following opening sentence of Enoch is the first and oldest sentence written in any human language, since Enoch was the first to write letters:
"Qāla barakat za-Hēnōk zakama bārraka ḫirūyāna wa-ṣādḳāna 'ila halaw yikūnū baʿilata mindābē la'asaslō kʷilū 'ikūyān wa-rasīʿān""Word of blessing of Henok, wherewith he blessed the chosen and righteous who would be alive in the day of tribulation for the removal of all wrongdoers and backsliders."
   One thing that strike the most about Enoch is that it speaks of history and judgment about Fallen Angels. Still more puzzling is its description of Heavenly bodies, galaxies, and the appearance of Hell and The Throne of God itself. It was utterly impossible for an ancient man to describe in detail heavenly bodies, black hole, comet, and galactic movements if this journal of heavenly visit does not really is even describing to us detail that scientist have yet to discover.... it is like science fiction written by modern man despite the fact that man has no idea yet of what science is all about. 

   The Book of Enoch is divided into Five Major and distinct sections:
   1. The Book of Watchers (1-36)
   2. The Book of Parables (37-71)
   3. The Astronomical Book (72-82)
   4. The Dream Visions (83-90)
   5. The Epistle of Enoch (90-108)

   I suggest that you set aside a quiet time, without distraction reading this book...I found a very good audio-video below of the complete version. I am so thankful that generous people  would spend time and effort to put this collection together. 

   Note: There are only two human being in the entire Bible History that was directly transliterated into heaven; and they are namely Enoch and Elijah. So who is this unpopular prophet? Let us listen to his visions...


Thursday, March 22, 2012

The Forbidden Book

Meet  people who have risk and even offer their lives, so that we may have the Bible in our hands now. The History of the Holy Bible is as important as Christianity itself, for in this story we will understand how the False Religion tried to suppress our faith and freedom.
We would have not discover the saving grace of God, if the Bible was not translated in our own tongue. 
This is History! Even the History of our Faith! 

It is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible reading people. 
-- Horace Greeley

Astrology from the Bible?

Remember when I told you that there are many dedicated men and women out there who are bent on teaching us another "gospel" as if there is another gospel. 
   Just a couple of month ago I came across some websites that Reads the Holy Bible "astrologically". There was even a writer that interprets the Gospels, especially The Book of Revelations comparing them to astronomical activities. They claimed the Bible is actually a Book of Astrology. 
  Can you imagine, what this soothsayers are doing? They are utterly blaspheming the very command of God. 
    When I first look at it, they seem to have sense. I must admit I was a little shaken by these new revelations. Again, as if this is a revelation at all. Sometimes, I do get that feeling of being off balance with my faith but God always came on time, and He always allows the Holy Spirit to lead me what to do. God once again assures me and exposes these fraud...

    Re-thinking what I have read...they only seems to agree with astronomy or movements of the planets because I am not an astronomer. I believe them to be knowledgeable on astronomy so I accepts what they said. But then, an inspirational question came to me, "How about the Biblical perspective?" Yes! How about putting the Bible on trial once again...I am sure it has the answer. 

Let us evaluate some of this Zodiac worshiper's claim. 
   When I said they make sense, because they make reference to the Bible, even call our attention to verses that confirms the union of the Bible and Astrology. I found a page that states these:

 The Bible and Astrology are NOT in conflict. It is the tampering or misenterpretation of the scriptures by the priests and the clergy and other learned men that have brought the two in conflict.

   The Earth and the Heavens declare the glory and will of God, and astrology is simply the universal means by which to interpret this glory or will.

   Many scriptures in the bible appear to support astrology while others appear to condemn it. This contradiction often stems from the fact that many of the verses are often interpreted out of context. Also, many words, verses, and often entire segments of the bible have been changed, added or ommitted, to suit the prevailing religious or political agendas of the time.

   All of the Old Testament prophets were learned in astrology, from Moses to Isaiah to Daniel. Jesus/Paul/Apollonious was the greatest astrologer of all, and so were his disciples. The twelve tribes and apostles are all based on astrological symbolism. The bible itself is an astrological textbook whose roots go back to Egypt, India, and the Orient. (source: Libra
    Let us see who are out of context. Okay, let us accepts that probably Moses was an expert in astrology being brought up in the Egyptian educations system but we don't see any indication that Moses taught astrological teachings in the Torah. In fact, the writings of Moses (let us assume for awhile it was his own concoctions) are very different in all aspect and style from the institution he grew up with. For example, The medical practices of the ancient Egyptian during that time was way beyond the practices he suggest on Deuteronomy, Numbers, or Exodus...There was no indication at all that Moses look at the stars or heavenly bodies for advises and guidance. Why would he wrote this after all:
9 When you enter the land the LORD your God is giving you, do not learn to imitate the detestable ways of the nations there. 10 Let no one be found among you who sacrifices their son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, 11 or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead. 12Anyone who does these things is detestable to the LORD; because of these same detestable practices the LORD your God will drive out those nations before you. 13 You must be blameless before the LORD your God. (Deuteronomy 18: 9-13)
   Are you saying Moses, is uttering a curse against himself? The same is true to Isaiah, Paul, Apollos, or even Jesus...even if this people were said to be learned in the science of astrology, there was no indications whatsoever that they uphold divination. Almost all prophesies start with "This is what the Lord says..."  and they were all instructed by God and not by the "stars". 
    By the way, at the end of the page we will hear what Isaiah (they claimed to be an astrologer) had to say what will be their destiny.


(We will try to fit what "The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold" written by Acharya S...a famous hater of The Bible account. Let us see how she connects Zodiac and Bible and other ridiculous claims from false prophets )
    Although this book seems to make sense like when Reuben was called "unstable as water" in Genesis 49:4, they are quick to say it correspond to Aquarius, but if you take a closer look it doesn't make sense at all, and there is another water sign that might fit the description than Aquarius, like Cancer the Crab...Hahaha! Maybe they should revised that assumption and adopt my  interpretation. That is simply to illustrate that we can stretch our vain imaginations and make an assumption to fit our frame of mind. 
   Wild interpretation are often attached to Bible personality to identify them with the Zodiac signs
   Joseph is identified with Sagittarius just because he was "fiercely attacked by archers" -- Silly isn't it? Isn't Sagittarius the  archer? So when did it ever happen that a victim of archers became symbols for archers? I also don't remember that Joseph was ever describe as half horse or even a horse-like characteristic. 
    Now to fit a Zodiac sign to a character from the 12 tribe of Israel they even bend word meanings like for example Napthali as a "hind let loose" and therefore correspond to Capricorn; as far as I know that hinds are female deer and not goats like Capricorn. 
    Even Jesus' description of Heaven were distorted in reference to John 14:2, that God's kingdom have "many mansions," this they say refer to the "houses of the moon" or the Zodiac Constellation. What a crap? The constellation inside the moon? And even by the naked eye we knew aside from the 12 group of stars, we see other stars gliding in our Milky Way.   
   They think we can easily be persuaded by just simply changing the vowel. The argument that THE JESUS STORY is paralleled by sun mythology, but they are actually informing us with mis-information. 
   "The sun 'dies' for three days at the winter solstice, to be born again or resurrected on December 25th." 
   What parallel are they talking about? The false teachings of the Catholic Church that Jesus was born on December 25? Well, the assumed date was of course from pagan origin, knowing Ancient Romans attachment to sun worship. Okay, so let us say Jesus was born on Dec. 25, it doesn't mean he was "born-again" like the winter solstice. Again, if the sun dies, I think I would not have the chance in writing this blog anyway...
    Next another parallel claims that Jesus is also the SUN was...
   "The sun at its zenith, or 12 noon, is in the house or heavenly temple of the 'Most High'; thus, 'he' begins 'his Father's work' at 'age' 12."
   Hold it! Noon time to the Jews is the 6th hour. So where did that 12 noon came from? Next, does the sun begins it work at noon or at dawn? 
   Noon isn't even "age" 12 for the sun; at that point the sun is around five to six hours "old," depending on the time of year. Perhaps it is more likely that this story of Jesus alluded to has something to do with the fact that at 12, Jewish boys were considered to be taking steps into manhood and independence.
   "The sun enters into each sign of the zodiac at 30 [degrees]; hence, the 'Sun of God' begins his ministry at 'age' 30."
   Let us check what Luke 3:23 tells us "Now Jesus himself was about thirty years old when he began his ministry...." This mean Jesus could be 29 or 31 years old, or okay let's give them a chance...say 30.
   "The sun is the 'Lion' when in Leo, the hottest time of the year, called the 'throne of the Lord.' "
     I am fainting now with so much absurdity: The hottest time of the year is called the "throne of the Lord"? By whom? Or is it Leo that is called that, and again, by whom? I think the hottest time is when this Astrologers finally reach hell for twisting the Word of God. 

   "The sun is 'betrayed' by the constellation of the Scorpion, the backbiter, the time of the year when the solar hero loses his strength."
    Yes there is betrayal and backbiting happening. This false teachers are betraying the animal kingdom. Why Scorpions anyway? Aha, because it bites using its back or tail. Does it make sense to you. Where does the 30 pieces of silver fits here? 
     "The sun is hung on a cross, which represents its passing through the equinoxes, the vernal equinox being Easter."
     Oh this I can not accept!!! Science told me that heavenly bodies  rotates or follow invisible axis and does not do Zigzag motion to come up with the cross.

   "The sun does a 'stutter-step' at the winter solstice, unsure whether to return to life or 'resurrect,' doubted by this 'twin' Thomas."
   If I understood this right, as I am very much trying to hold my sanity, Jesus was unsure whether to resurrect or not? Thomas and Jesus was not even blood relatives, so how did they became twins? Do we have to continue the claims of this false teachers? By the way, the doubt in Thomas came after Jesus was resurrected, not before or during Jesus death. 

    Let me stretch your imagination some more by the wisdom of Astrology:

1. The sun of god is born of a virgin
    The virgin new moon and the constellation virgo equals the sun? Virgin Mary as Virgo? Did the moon produce the sun or vise versa? Honestly I can not stretch my imagination this far....
2. The 12 Disciple are the 12 Zodiacs sign
      Here we have the Sun with Disciples, the constellation? When did the other stars follow the sun?  The 12 Zodiacs to which the sun must pass? Was that correct? The Sun passing the constellation?
3. The Sun is crucified between two thieves of Sagittarius and Capricorn
       I am ignorant about astrology as I told you so I can not tell if Sagittarius and Capricorn were indeed thieves, but the Bible said they were criminals but not thieves. If so, Capricorn as a thief, how can a goat do that? Or maybe because Sagittarius have a weapon? And just may I ask, who crucified the sun? How was it possible to crucify the center of the solar system? 
4. The sun is the Word of God
       Explain! Explain! Explain! Can anyone explain this to me? Word in Greek is Logos, so there must be a logic on this claim.

   You know what, I think I was just so naive that I can not even level my brain to their wild imaginations.
    Think for example that Jesus was pierce at the side by Sagittarius or a Centaur?  Do I need to upgrade my eyeglasses that Centaur and Centurion are the same? And what was really the truth, is Sagittarius a Centaur or an Archer? 
     For all I know these Diviners are stretching metaphors to fit what they believe and to earn Huge amount of money. Well, astrology is big business after all. How much do they pay the author of Horoscope section on Newspaper?  How much do you pay tarot cards reader? 

     Can we conclude now who are out of context? Read...

Isaiah 47:13-14

13  You are wearied in the multitude of your counsels; 

Let now  the  astrologers, the stargazers

And  the monthly prognosticators 

Stand up and save you 
From what shall come upon you.

14 Behold, they shall be as stubble, 

The fire shall  burn them; 

They shall not deliver themselves 

From the power of the flame; 
It shall not be a coal to be warmed by, 
Nor a fire to sit before!

Monday, March 19, 2012

Jesus The Only Way

What if I grew up in a remote area, all my forefathers before me had been worshiping idols...that is all the god I knew and will ever know, will I go to heaven?'' That is the common question and I believed needed some clear answer.
   My answer to this an emphatic NO! Okay, hold your stone before you hit me...let me explain. All unbeliever in Jesus will Not go to Heaven directly!  

   When Jesus said, "...I am the way, the truth and the life No ONE can come to the Father except through me." (John 14:6) 
    What a declaration, it was actually an imposition like saying "There is No other formula!" Jesus is saying, it is an absolute truth. 
   But is it unfair for my ancestor who have not even heard about Jesus?
   First, what Jesus had declared was a privilege given to "those who believed" as a prerequisite for eternal life. Mohammad did not promise that to Islam, Buddha or Judaism had no such teaching. It is a unique Christian experience.A unique brand...Christians had the True Messiah, the son of God himself.
   The package included in believing in Jesus is that You as believer have access to the Truth, which is Jesus Christ. You have the privilege to call God as Father! It is a personal relationship...with God. 
   There is a belief that in every place there is a localized savior that God send, well maybe there is some truth in it. BUT Heed! This is different than  what New Age teachers are saying, that aside from Jesus there is other way to the father. That is misleading! Is it complicated? Listen...

   The point I should stress here is Ignorance vs. Ignoring.  
    This is what I believe and what the Bible supports: Those who intentionally ignore Jesus and His teachings will not go to heaven. Those who bend, twist, and mold another Gospel is going to Hell. Jesus is saying No Other Word except my Word. 
But everyone who denies me here on earth, I will also deny before my Father in heaven. -- Matthew 10:33
    The hard fact is once you heard about Jesus, better listen to Him. And when He said listen, listen carefully because there are many false Prophet who will claim they are Christ. They will insist on another Gospel.
   Many New Age teachers suggest that Christ is just one of the many avenue to achieved heavenly state or Nirvana. Some even claim Jesus is just an idea of good and the devil is just a representation of evil.These are dangerous ideas that denies the real Jesus as a person.  
   I suggest you go back to my post "People Formed God" where I have discussed how men created a god according to their suit their lifestyles and traditions. They even change the day of Sabbath...
   As a point of clarification, why I believe those who have not known Jesus will not go to heaven, not directly, not yet, given the above requirements of God how to have everlasting life...but they still have a chance. 
   Yes, that was not the theology most of your teacher taught you. Because they are blind teachers...they don't know the heart of God. They are making God cruel for annihilating innocent people who have not even heard of the Bible. 
   That is the purpose of the second coming. Second coming is not just about Judgment day!!! it is second chance to know Jesus for those who have never heard Him and to those who had been misled, He will plainly reveal himself. 
    Let me focus on an important event in the future that proves there is a second chance available...this is written in Revelation 9:20-21
  The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so as not to worship demons, and the idols of gold and of silver and of brass and of stone and of wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk; and they did not repent of their murders nor of their sorceries nor of their immorality nor of their thefts. 
     Isn't God speaking Now? The plagues: Earthquakes, Viruses, War and famine, and sign like oil price hike or global warming? Isn't these the 2nd chance He is saying...
    How about those that have died? Are there another chance for them? Let us also examined another future event...found in Revelation 20:12

   And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life. The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded in the books 
    These are Zombies! Dead people being resurrected...note that they are not yet in heaven or in another dimension as most spiritualism claims...John saw them as dead people rising from the graves. These are people with No previous knowledge about Christ. They are not going to be judge base on Religion but according to work. Now, that's another difference with Christ believer. Christians or the Christian era will be judge according to faith and not in work.

   The old testament era will be different to the new testament dispensation.  As well as there is separate Judgement to those who have not heard and those who have heard.
   And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. (Rev. 20:4)

   Now, second chance will not be given to those who willfully disobey God and  follow their own lust and ignore Jesus' teachings. God is merciful, just and fair but he is not stupid.  
   Hebrew 10:26 If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left,
   2 Corinthians 13:5 Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates? (other translation render reprobates as disqualified)
     So if you think you can get away with Sin this time and repent later and then sin again and repent once more...Do not mocked God. God is forgiving but He also know how to say STOP! 

   There are also those who teach that belief in Jesus is not necessary to achieved eternal life. They are new age religion, teaching the doctrines of men. 
    How many prophets do you need before Jesus return the second time? 

   On side note about Judgment Day. Another privilege a Christian have is that we have an active role in it. 

Do you not know that we will judge angels? How much more the things of this life! -- 1 Corinthians 6:3

   Another good read that I suggest you pay a visit is on Got Click here  Is Jesus The Only Way To Heaven?  It's a different perspective on the subject that I recommend for believers.